Manitoba Hydro

Manitoba Hydro is a Crown Corporation and the province’s major energy utility. From our head office in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, we:

  • serve 586,795 electric customers in Manitoba and 284,996 natural gas customers in southern Manitoba;
  • are one of the lowest cost providers of electricity in Canada.

Bachelor of Education Bursary

These awards will be distributed annually to Indigenous students who are attending post-secondary institutions (i.e. college, university, technical college, or apprenticeship program) who meet the award-specific criteria. Other selection criteria includes: academic performance, financial need, and community involvement.

Awards Criteria

Awards Category: Post-Secondary
Deadlines: August 1, November 1, February 1
Program of Study: Students must be accepted/enrolled in a Bachelor of Education Program at the University of Manitoba or the Integrated Education program at the University of Winnipeg
Level of Study: Any 
Indigenous Affiliation: Preference will be given to students from the following communities: Fox Lake Cree Nation, Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (Nelson House), Split Lake (Tataskweyak Cree Nation), War Lake First Nation, or York Factory First Nation, however, if there are no eligible recipients in a given year from these communities, students from Manitoba will be considered.


Bachelor of Nursing Bursary

These awards will be distributed annually to Indigenous students who are attending post-secondary institutions (i.e. college, university, technical college, or apprenticeship program) who meet the award-specific criteria. Other selection criteria includes: academic performance, financial need, and community involvement.

Awards Criteria

Awards Category: Post-Secondary
Deadlines: August 1, November 1, February 1
Program of Study: Students must be accepted/enrolled in a Bachelor of Nursing Program at the University of Manitoba or Brandon University, Bachelor of Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing at the University of Winnipeg or the Joint Baccalaureate Nursing Program at the University College of the North in partnership with the University of Manitoba
Level of Study: Any 
Indigenous Affiliation: Preference will be given to students from the following communities: Fox Lake Cree Nation, Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (Nelson House), Split Lake (Tataskweyak Cree Nation), War Lake First Nation, or York Factory First Nation, however, if there are no eligible recipients in a given year from these communities, students from Manitoba will be considered.


Business Administration Bursary

These awards will be distributed annually to Indigenous students who are attending post-secondary institutions (i.e. college, university, technical college, or apprenticeship program) who meet the award-specific criteria. Other selection criteria includes: academic performance, financial need, and community involvement.

Awards Criteria

Awards Category: Post-Secondary
Deadlines: August 1, November 1, February 1
Program of Study: Students must be accepted/enrolled in a two-year Business Administration Diploma Program at the Assiniboine Community College, Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology, Red River College, or the University College of the North
Level of Study: Any 
Indigenous Affiliation: Preference will be given to students from the following communities: Fox Lake Cree Nation, Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (Nelson House), Split Lake (Tataskweyak Cree Nation), War Lake First Nation, or York Factory First Nation, however, if there are no eligible recipients in a given year from these communities, students from Manitoba will be considered.


Certificate Program Award

Certificate Program Awards are offered to students who are in an eligible one-year certificate program at a recognized educational institute.

Awards Criteria

Awards Category: Post-Secondary
Deadlines: August 1, November 1, February 1
Program of Study: Students must be enrolled in one of the following certificate programs: Administrative Assistant, Human Resources Assistant, Contact Centre Representative, Business & Administrative Studies, Computer Applications, Network Support, or Electrical
Level of Study: One-year certificate program
Indigenous Affiliation: Preference will be given to students from the following communities: Fox Lake Cree Nation, Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (Nelson House), Split Lake (Tataskweyak Cree Nation), War Lake First Nation, or York Factory First Nation, however, if there are no eligible recipients in a given year from these communities, students from Manitoba will be considered.


First Year Business Bursary

These awards will be distributed annually to Indigenous students who are attending post-secondary institutions (i.e. college, university, technical college, or apprenticeship program) who meet the award-specific criteria. Other selection criteria includes: academic performance, financial need, and community involvement.

Awards Criteria

Awards Category: Post-Secondary
Deadlines: August 1, November 1, February 1
Program of Study: Students must be accepted into first year of studies of a four-year degree program at the University of Manitoba, University of Winnipeg, Brandon University or University College of the North for:

  • Business (majoring in accounting, finance, human resources, or marketing)
    OR
  • Four-year business administration degree program (majoring in accounting, finance, human resources, or marketing)

Level of Study: Any
Indigenous Affiliation: Preference will be given to students from the following communities: Fox Lake Cree Nation, Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (Nelson House), Split Lake (Tataskweyak Cree Nation), War Lake First Nation, or York Factory First Nation, however, if there are no eligible recipients in a given year from these communities, students from Manitoba will be considered.


First Year Engineering Bursary

These awards will be distributed annually to Indigenous students who are attending post-secondary institutions (i.e. college, university, technical college, or apprenticeship program) who meet the award-specific criteria. Other selection criteria includes: academic performance, financial need, and community involvement.

Awards Criteria

Awards Category: Post-Secondary
Deadlines: August 1, November 1, February 1
Program of Study: Students must be accepted into first year of studies of a four-year degree program at the University of Manitoba in engineering (electrical, biosystems, civil, or mechanical), a member of the Engineering ACCESS Program (ENGAP).
Level of Study: Any
Indigenous Affiliation: Preference will be given to students from the following communities: Fox Lake Cree Nation, Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (Nelson House), Split Lake (Tataskweyak Cree Nation), War Lake First Nation, or York Factory First Nation, however, if there are no eligible recipients in a given year from these communities, students from Manitoba will be considered.


Natural Resource Management Technology Bursary

These awards will be distributed annually to Indigenous students who are attending post-secondary institutions (i.e. college, university, technical college, or apprenticeship program) who meet the award-specific criteria. Other selection criteria includes: academic performance, financial need, and community involvement.

Awards Criteria

Awards Category: Post-Secondary
Deadlines: August 1, November 1, February 1
Program of Study: Students must be accepted/enrolled in Natural Resource Management Technology at the University College of the North
Level of Study: Any 
Indigenous Affiliation: Preference will be given to students from the following communities: Fox Lake Cree Nation, Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (Nelson House), Split Lake (Tataskweyak Cree Nation), War Lake First Nation, or York Factory First Nation, however, if there are no eligible recipients in a given year from these communities, students from Manitoba will be considered.


Pathway to Engineering Technology Bursary

These awards will be distributed annually to Indigenous students who are attending post-secondary institutions (i.e. college, university, technical college, or apprenticeship program) who meet the award-specific criteria. Other selection criteria includes: academic performance, financial need, and community involvement.

Awards Criteria

Awards Category: Post-Secondary
Deadlines: August 1, November 1, February 1
Program of Study: Students must be enrolled in a Pathways to Engineering Technology Program at Red River College. Eligible programs include Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering Technology
Level of Study: Any
Indigenous Affiliation: Preference will be given to students from the following communities: Fox Lake Cree Nation, Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (Nelson House), Split Lake (Tataskweyak Cree Nation), War Lake First Nation, or York Factory First Nation, however, if there are no eligible recipients in a given year from these communities, students from Manitoba will be considered.


Second Year to Final Year Business Bursary

These awards will be distributed annually to Indigenous students who are attending post-secondary institutions (i.e. college, university, technical college, or apprenticeship program) who meet the award-specific criteria. Other selection criteria includes: academic performance, financial need, and community involvement.

Awards Criteria

Awards Category: Post-Secondary
Deadlines: August 1, November 1, February 1
Program of Study: Students must be in second year to final year of studies of a four-year degree program at the University of Manitoba, University of Winnipeg, or Brandon University for:

  • Business (majoring in accounting, finance, human resources, or marketing)
    OR
  • Four-year business administration degree program (majoring in accounting, finance, human resources, or marketing)

Level of Study: Any
Indigenous Affiliation: Preference will be given to students from the following communities: Fox Lake Cree Nation, Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (Nelson House), Split Lake (Tataskweyak Cree Nation), War Lake First Nation, or York Factory First Nation, however, if there are no eligible recipients in a given year from these communities, students from Manitoba will be considered.


Second Year to Final Year Engineering Bursary

These awards will be distributed annually to Indigenous students who are attending post-secondary institutions (i.e. college, university, technical college, or apprenticeship program) who meet the award-specific criteria. Other selection criteria includes: academic performance, financial need, and community involvement.

Awards Criteria

Awards Category: Post-Secondary
Deadlines: August 1, November 1, February 1
Program of Study: Students must be enrolled in their second year to final year of studies of a four-year degree program at the University of Manitoba in engineering (electrical, biosystems, civil, or mechanical) and/or who are a member of the Engineering Access Program (ENGAP)
Level of Study: Any
Indigenous Affiliation: Preference will be given to students from the following communities: Fox Lake Cree Nation, Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (Nelson House), Split Lake (Tataskweyak Cree Nation), War Lake First Nation, or York Factory First Nation, however, if there are no eligible recipients in a given year from these communities, students from Manitoba will be considered.